|Position:||Honors English 10 with AP Seminar AS WELL AS AP Literature and AP Seminar|
Erica Davis has been teaching at Basha High School for 17 years. She currently teaches AP Literature 12 and AP Seminar but has also taught Honors English 9, English 12, and English 10. She loves to write, travel, and spend time with her husband Kyle, 8-year-old son, Emerson, and her 6-year-old daughter, Autumn.
My Education and Professional Background
Arizona State University Master's of Curriculum and Instruction (2008) and Post-Baccalaureate Education Degree (2005) Colorado College Bachelor's In English (2003) Achieved National Board Certification in Adolescent and Young Adult English Language Arts in 2018.
My Educational Philosophy
I find that staying positive is the best way to motivate students and try to keep seniors engaged and interested in English through my enthusiasm, love, and knowledge. Education doesn't end with senior year, so I hope that my students will leave my classroom not feeling like they have learned it all, but that they are just beginning to learn and that they become curious about all subjects through exploration in English. As for AP Seminar, I know that not all students learn the same way, and this class provides opportunity for individual educational pursuits. I hope to build the Seminar students' confidence and knowledge as well as their college skill sets to assure preparation for academic learning on the next level.
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